Parts of a Plant Unit

 I am adding a few more things to our Plant Unit Study.
This awesome reader is 16 pages long.
Included you will find activities that will have your kids learn about:

Parts of a Plant
Types of Roots

The reader has
colorful pictures and graphics your kids will love to color

Cut, Glue and Paste activities
plus comprehension questions.

As most of my informational texts, kids will be able to read and do
the activities on their own.
Simple and straight forward to promote independent work.

Please provide your feedback and ask any questions you may
have about his product.

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Industrial Revolution Lap Book

The Industrial Revolution (1700's-1900's)

Here you will find a lap book that will have your class learning 
about the Industrial Revolution.

To read more about he contents visit my shop.

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Front View of Lap Book.


As part of this unit we added note booking pages
this allowed us to summarize all the information we learned into paragraphs.

We used our cursive handwriting because I wanted my son to 
get some practice. Actually, I believe that we have
used the note booking pages so much that 
we no longer like to write in print. 

If you take a closer look at our lap book we added
3D shapes and this was a fairly simple way to add dimension to our project.

For Instructions on how to make the 3D shapes. Click Here.

Vocabulary words
We added vocabulary words in the form of tools.

The inside view of this lap book

To complete this lap book you will need two file folders and three extra card stock papers.
We had card stock the same color (manila) so that was great for the overall design.

In the fist part of the lap book your class will learn about
the beginning of the Industrial Revolution in England (1750)
That section will need only one extra card stock.

The second half will teach your class about the Industrial Revolution
in America.
That section will need two extra card stock papers.

How to put this Lap Book together

I have provided instructions on how to put this lap book together. 
If you still do not understand or have any questions.
Please contact me or you may watch this video to help you out.

Creating an Adventure Photo Album

I love making crafty projects. 
I really try to add them to our homeschooling whenever I can,
However, they are time consuming. 

One Thing I must share is.......Learning becomes play time and so.
That is the main reason why I add them as much as I can. 

If you are looking for a simple project and at the same time
clean up some of the junk of the drawers.
This one will be a Go!!!

We used paper bags which I had purchased long ago. (total of five)
I never really use them so it was a must go.
I felt bad to get rid of them and since we
have taken a few field trips here and there I thought it would be nice
to use them in something creative.

We ended up making an album, using only a few of them.
I did start helping 
my son but he ended up giving this project the last 

We also got rid of some junk inside our drawer.
At the end we mod podge the entire album as we wanted to 
seal it to take to our field trips.

Details about our project.

We used five paper bags folded and each created five pockets.
Plus the pockets in the bags where you can store more 
findings or cards. 

The album ended up getting mod podged and it was a great 
idea because now it looks leathery and it is sealed.
Some of the 3D stickers we created ourselves.

The fun thing about this project is that we really just browsed
through the magazines we had brought from vacation
and started making our pockets.
We also created a lot of the cards and envelopes out of 
magazine paper.
We really used every resource we had before throwing it

Here is a good example of how we created a pocket and a card out
of our old Junior Ranger booklet which was going to be 
thrown away.
We created lots of envelopes like this one to bring to our
field trips and store photos.

The background of this paper bag is filled with aged inks we had
in our craft cabinet.
As you can see we used magazine cuttings to add to our background.

We added a booklet and a pocket where we can store more photos.

Also we used some of the designs already on the magazine pages
to add as photo cover and create pockets decorating it 
with golden doilies we had.

We added a sewn  booklet where my son can write findings.
It has a leathery look so it goes well with the design of this project.

On the other side a black card stock mini photo keeper with 
some wooden tag we had all tied with a rustic thread.

On this side we added a see through pocket where my son can
store leaves or nature findings. 
Once done he can seal it and keep it for good as they age.

As you can see we also antiqued the back page of this photo
album and doilie and sealed it with mod podge.

In the back of our album we ran the same rustic piece and left 
some pockets to add tags.

Creating Cards out of Scrap paper.

Scrap Paper can really be anything you have including newspaper.
I had printed a lot of our photos already on paper and so
we cutted them to fit these cards we created from magazine scraps.

Each photo creates a pocket,
we added another tag pocket where my son can store any recepts or
papers he would love to keep from a certain 
field trip.

We mod podged each card and aged the ends
I did not want anything fancy because this project 
is really for my son to enjoy so it doesn't have to be perfect but unique.

I hope this project inspires you to make lots of crafty
activities with your kiddos.

We really had lots of fun creating it and
above all we learned to be mindful of things we collect from our trips
and we can use them in future projects.

Ignite the Creativity!!!!